Monday, July 17, 2017

~ Beauty and Blessings ~

There are very few things more beautiful than a vibrant sunset.  The colors of nature are spectacular...  from the sunrise over the ocean to the color variations in each and every flower...  the creation is a reflection of the Creator.  Today's card reflect the two things that remind me of our Creator each and every day.  I am constantly reminded of His love and mercies at the close of each day.  And I am reminded of his care and provisions when I see a flower. 

Layer by Layer -
1.  Black Card stock 4.25 x 11 inches, scored and folded at 5.5 inches
2.  Orange Card Stock cut and embossed with Sunburst Background Die
3.  Black Card Stock cut and embossed with Pierced Circles Die (image mat)
4.  White Card Stock - image stamped with black ink from ODBD's July release, BON VOYAGE
5.  Distress Inks on image - Salty Ocean (with White Gel Pen for waves); Worn Lipstick; Spiced
     Marmalade; Squeezed Lemonade (Circles Die) mask used to create setting sun
6.  Blossom - white card stock colored with Distress Ink Tattered Rose and Mustand Seed; ODBD's
     July release HIBISCUS DIE
7.  Ferns - Black Card Stock - ODBD's July Release - FERNS DIE

And now for my second card also featuring a few items from July's ODBD release...

  Layer by Layer -
1.  White Card Stock Base layer 5.5 x 8.5 inches, scored and folded at 4.25 inches
2.  Orange DP 5.5 x 4.25 inches ODBD's Birthday Brights Paper Pad
3.  Plaid DP from ODBD's Birthday Brights Paper Pad cut and embossed with Pierced Rectangles 
4.  White CS ODBD's Beautiful Borders Die
5.  Yellow DP ODBD's Birthday Brights Paper Pad die cut with Double Stitched Pennant Flags Die
6.  Pale blue DP ODBD's Birthday Brights Paper Pad die cut with Ovals Die; white sentiment panel
     Ornate Ovals Die; sentiment from ODBD July release Aloha; Ranger Archival Ink Garden Patina
7.  White Card Stock - blossoms - distress ink - Tangelo, Angel Pink; ODBD July Dies - Frangipani Die
8.  Leaves (dark green DP) - Frangipani Die; Boho Bolds Paper Pad

The July release items  you see today...

Thank you for visiting!  Until next time, Blessings!

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